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10/05/12

... he felt the wind of chilly indifference. The silence left Mr. Grahm, who revels in playing the provocateur, scratching his head. "I imagined it would have an impact," he said by telephone. "I wasn't sure if there would be a backlash, or they would be freaked out, but most people haven't really noticed. In a perfect outcome, I would have liked to see interest, and gradually the start of a drumbeat about transparency."

10/05/12

Brenda joins CAWG after working nearly three years as a Policy Advocate for the California Chamber of Commerce

10/05/12

Retail sales show red blends and Sauvignon Blanc way up, Syrah way down

10/05/12

A federal appeals court in New York ruled on Thursday that William Koch, the founder of Oxbow Group energy company, had waited too long to file a lawsuit against Christie's auction house.

10/05/12

The operator of an Orange County business where the public can store its wine bottles has been charged with stealing nearly $3 million in vintage wines from his clients' chilled storage lockers

10/05/12

Brazil has agreed a deal with the US, which will see Napa Valley's identity protected by Geographical Indication status

10/05/12

"Technology advancements are accelerating at a much faster rate than previously seen and wineries are finding creative new ways to build their customer relationships, increase sales revenue and control costs.

10/05/12

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics (SGPPL) has announced the appointment of Iuliana Nita to the position of Global Marketing Manager, Food and Beverage, Process Systems Division.

10/05/12

Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) President & CEO Craig Wolf today announced that the association has hired two new team members and is re-launching its Communications & Public Affairs Department.

10/05/12

Wine production in France, the biggest producer, may slump 20 percent this year to the lowest in at least 40 years after unfavorable weather and disease damaged vines and grapes. Output in the Champagne region is predicted to show the biggest drop.

10/05/12

Months of warm, dry conditions after a wet spring 'really saved us,' grower say

10/05/12

If they can import wine, they intend to ship it to any client in Canada seeking it

10/05/12

The decrease in consolidated comparable basis operating income was driven primarily by increased SG&A expenses and a planned increase in promotional spending for the company's U.S. wine and spirits business, due in part to support innovation initiatives

10/05/12

hosted by wine critic Antonio Galloni

10/05/12

After experimenting with winemaking for five years, he finally offers his wines, in partnership with Covenant Wines, for sale. So far, demand for his 2011 Lodi zinfandel seems promising

10/05/12

Plans to create a wine made from grapes in Richmond, London, have been called off after losing three quarters of the crop the day before harvest.

10/05/12

DFV's Bota Box Leads the Booming Genre

10/05/12

More than 270,000 wine reviews accessible on the iPhone any time you need them

10/05/12

Water Year 2011-12 now goes down on record as the first "dry" year since the 2007-09 drought

10/05/12

If food and agriculture chemical companies get their money's worth, Californians will be persuaded to keep things just as they are when it comes to food labeling.

10/05/12

Everybody wants to be a sommelier these days, and yet Chris Meeske and George Cossette are two high-flying somms who left at the top of their game

10/05/12

"For us there is nothing more than the eroticism of a beautiful woman"

10/05/12

Despite a wet spring, the 2012 BC grape harvest has begun and it promises to be a banner vintage for the Wines of British Columbia.